Recreation, Parks & Tourism Department Internship Fund (2 scholarships)


Through the Recreation, Parks, and Tourism (RPT) Department Intern Scholarship Fund, The RPT Department offers two annual awards:

  1. Ryan Jones Memorial Scholarship ($500) – focused on creativity and diversity in the field of recreation
  2. Loretta Lowe Events, Travel & Tourism Memorial Scholarship ($500) – focused on sustainability and the Bay Area

Both scholarships are open to RPT majors who will be enrolled in RPT 690 (internship) the following spring or summer.

  • Awarding Department: Recreation, Parks & Tourism
  • Scholarship Intent: Provide financial assistance, encourage professional development and future contributions to the Recreation, Parks, and Tourism profession.
  • Criteria: SF State junior and senior RPT majors who have at least one semester remaining before graduation; complete the intern scholarship application form; at the time of fall application, students are required to be eligible for the internship (RPT 690) the following spring or summer; a 500-word statement on a topic specific to the award, and how award will benefit in being able to meet your internship objectives and general success as a recreation, parks, and tourism professional;
  • Major: Single: Recreation, Parks, & Tourism
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Graduating senior in spring or summer, Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: FULL-TIME in spring or summer; Grad: N/A
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: 2.75; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Erik Rosegard
  • Campus Address: HSS 307
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-7529
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: 2

Recreation, Parks, and Tourism